From the Queensland Daily Review:
Twenty-seven full-time and part-time staff have left Queensland Symphony Orchestra in just 21 months, an unusually high turnover rate for the company which currently lists 26 people on its staff. …
Orchestra insiders claim that morale at the QSO is “toxic” and an external consultant has been contracted to improve morale and company cohesiveness.
Former staff describe scenes of “backstabbing, gossip and shouting matches” among administrative staff and management leading to the staff turnover….
The orchestra’s CEO, David Pratt, and its music director, Alondra de la Parra (pictured above), both joined the company in the second half of 2016….
We couldn’t possibly comment, says the QSO.
Read on here.